Ministry for Adoption, Foster Care, and Safe Families


CAFFA is pleased to invite incoming College Students to enter our Essay Contest in order to win an Educational Scholarship! This $1500 tuition scholarship will be awarded to one student, who has been accepted to a 2- or 4-year college for the 2012-13 school year. This award is intended for students who have grown up in adoptive or foster care families, in the Chicago area.

The application must be completed by May 31, 2012, and the recipient will be notified by the end of June 2012. The winning essay and photo of the recipient will be published on our website, and in our newsletter.

To apply for the scholarship, please visit our website:

Past and present CAFFA Board family members are not eligible for this scholarship.

Applicants are not required to be CAFFA Members.

Feel free to pass this information on to other Adoptive Families who have college bound students!



This is a reminder that all applications and essays are due by Thursday, May 31st. This gives you just one more week! Details can be found on CAFFA’s website:

Please feel free to pass this on to folks who may be interested. All questions may be directed to Shila at

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